Eunhee Park, PhD, RN, APHN-BC

Assistant Professor

Eunhee Park.

School of Nursing
University at Buffalo
201 E Wende Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214-3079

PHONE: 716-829-3701


Eunhee Park's program of research is focused on health promotion with the use of technology and community-based approaches to find new ways to promote individual health, particularly for adolescents. Her research pursues three lines of inquiry, including: (1) utilizing digital media and technology, focusing on Internet and media production, (2) understanding the mechanisms of health behaviors and promotion, and (3) linking individual health with community, and developing community-based health promotion.


  • BSN, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Republic of Korea, 2005
  • MSN, Public Health Nursing Leadership, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 2012
  • PhD, Nursing, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 2015

Areas of Research

  • Adolescent health behaviors
  • Smoking and substance abuse prevention
  • Community health
  • Digital media use for health promotion

Teaching Responsibilities

  • NGC 502 Applied Informatics to Evaluate Health Care Outcomes
  • NGC 518 Health Promotion and Epidemiologic Methods

Recent Publications

Kim, E.-M., Kim, H., & Park, E. (2020). How are depression and suicidal ideation associated with multiple health risk behaviours among adolescents? A secondary data analysis using the 2016 Korea Youth Risk Behavior Web-based Survey. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing. Advance online publication. 

Kwon, M., Seo, Y. S., Park, E., & Chang, Y.-P. (2020). Association between substance use and insufficient sleep in U.S. high school students. Journal of School Nursing. Advance online publication.

Kwon, M., & Park, E. (2020). Perceptions and sentiments about electronic cigarettes on social media platforms: Systematic review. JMIR Public Health and Surveillance, 6(1).

Park, E., Livingston, J. A., Wang, W., Kwon, M., Eiden, R. D., & Chang, Y.-P. (2020). Adolescent e-cigarette use trajectories and subsequent alcohol and marijuana use. Addictive Behaviors, 103.

Park, E., & Chang, Y.-P. (2020). Using digital media to empower adolescents in smoking prevention: Mixed methods study. JMIR Pediatrics and Parenting, 3(1).

Erausquin, J. T., Bartlett, R, McCoy, T. P., & Park, E. (2019). Trajectories of suicide ideation and attempts from early adolescence to mid-adulthood: Associations with race/ethnicity. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 1-10. 

Kim, E., Park, E., & Kim, H. (2019). Gender differences in multilevel factors associated with adolescent smoking experimentation and age of initiation. Journal of School Nursing. Advance online publication.

Kwon, M., Park, E., & Dickerson, S. (2019). Adolescent substance use and its association to sleep disturbances: A systematic literature review. Sleep Health: Journal of the National Sleep Foundation, 5(4), 382-394.

Park, E., Kwon, M., Gaughan, M. R., Livingston, J. A., & Chang, Y. P. (2019). Listening to adolescents: Their perceptions and information sources about e-cigarettes. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 48, 82-91.

Kim, H., Park, E., Lee, S., Kim, M., Park, E., & Hong, S. (2018). Self-management of chronic diseases among older Korean adults: An mHealth training, protocol and feasibility study. Journal of Medical Internet Research Mhealth and UHealth, 6(6), e147.

Park, E., & Jang, B. (2018). Using disciplinary literacy strategies to prevent youth substance and smoking use. Journal of Addictions Nursing, 29(4), 235-243.

Park, E., & Kwon, M. (2018). Health-related internet use by children and adolescents: Systematic review. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 20(4). doi:10.2196/jmir.7731

Park, E., McCoy, T. P., Erausquin, J. T., & Bartlett, R. (2018). Trajectories of risk behaviors across adolescence and young adulthood: The role of race and ethnicity. Addictive Behaviors, 76, 1-7. doi:10.1016/j.addbeh.2017.07.014

Park, E., Kulbok, P. A., Keim-Malpass, J., Drake, E., & Kennedy, M. (2017). Adolescent smoking prevention: Feasibility and effect of participatory video production. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 36, 197-204. doi:10.1016/j.pedn.2017.07.001

Thatcher, E., Park, E., & Kulbok, P. A. (2017). Working together: Collaboration, coalition building, and community organizing. In M. Truglio-Londrigan & S. B. Lewenson (Eds.), Public health nursing: Practicing population-based care (3rd ed., pp. 319-337). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.

Park, E., Choi, S., & Duffy, S. (2016). Effect of re-randomization in a randomized controlled trial study for smoking cessation. American Journal of Health Behavior, 40(5) 667-674. doi:10.5993/AJHB.40.5.14

Park, E., Kim, H., & Steinhoff, A. (2016). Health-related Internet use by informal caregivers of children and adolescents: A systematic literature review. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 18(3), e57. doi:10.2196/jmir.4124

Kulbok, P. A., Meszaros, P. S., Bond, D. C., Thatcher, E., Park, E., Kimbrell, M., & Smith-Gregory, T. (2015). Youth as partners in a community participatory project for substance use prevention. Family & Community Health, 38(1), 3-11. doi:10.1097/FCH.0000000000000061

Park, E., & Drake, E. (2015). Systematic review: Internet-based program for youth smoking prevention and cessation. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 47(1), 43-50.

Peterson, N. E., Moss, K. O., Milbrath, G. R., von Gaudecker, J. R., Park, E., & Chung, M. (2015). Qualitative analysis of student perceptions of bachelor of science-to-doctor of philosophy in nursing programs. Journal of Nursing Education54(10), 542-549. doi:

Kulbok, P. A., Thatcher, E., Park, E., & Meszaros, P. S. (2012). Evolving public health nursing roles: Focus on community participatory health promotion and prevention. OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing ,17(2), 1. doi:10.3912/OJIN.Vol17No02Man01

Honors and Awards

Public Health Nursing Scholarship, American Public Health Association

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Gamma Kappa Chapter